Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the town of Hopedale may acquire by gift, purchase or eminent domain, upon such terms and conditions as the board of selectmen determines, for highway department expansion purposes, the fee simple interest or less in land currently owned by the Grafton & Upton Railroad Company, said land consisting of 2.37 acres more or less and being shown as Lot 1 on “Plan of Land in Hopedale, MA, Owner Grafton & Upton Company” dated March 27, 2007 and prepared by Guerriere & Halnan, Inc. of Milford, MA. The plan is on file in the office of the town coordinator.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved January 25, 2008